Regional Weather Summary
Issued by NWS Des Moines, IA

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WEATHER SUMMARY FOR IOWA
NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE DES MOINES IA
510 AM CDT TUE MAY 19 2015

CANADIAN HIGH PRESSURE DOMINATED THE WEATHER ACROSS IOWA OVERNIGHT
WITH VERY COOL TEMPERATURES AND RATHER BRISK NORTHWEST WINDS. LOW
CLOUDS MOVED OVER THE STATE DURING THE NIGHT WHICH HELPED KEEP
READINGS WARMER AND THE FROST AT BAY ACROSS THE STATE. OVERNIGHT
TEMPERATURES WERE MAINLY IN THE MID 30S IN THE NORTHWEST TO LOWER
40S IN THE SOUTHEAST. THE COMBINATION OF WIND AND COOL
TEMPERATURES PRODUCED WIND CHILLS IN THE 20S TO LOWER 30S FOR MUCH
OF THE STATE DURING THE EARLY MORNING HOURS.

THE HIGH WILL CONTINUE TO CONTROL THE WEATHER ACROSS MUCH OF THE
REGION TODAY WITH AT LEAST PARTIAL SUNSHINE IN MOST LOCATIONS
ALONG WITH BELOW NORMAL HIGHS. HOWEVER...A SYSTEM PASSING THROUGH
THE ROCKIES WILL BEGIN TO USHER MOISTURE NORTHWARD ACROSS THE
PLAINS WITH CLOUDS INCREASING ALONG AND WEST OF THE MISSOURI RIVER
VALLEY. RAIN IS FORECAST TO SPREAD INTO MUCH OF KANSAS AND
NEBRASKA BY LATE THIS AFTERNOON AS THE SYSTEM PUSHES EAST. BY
TONIGHT...THE RAIN WILL CROSS INTO IOWA AND MISSOURI AND PERSIST
INTO WEDNESDAY BEFORE ENDING. LIGHT TO MODERATE RAINFALL AMOUNTS
ARE EXPECTED BY THE TIME THE RAIN ENDS BY LATE WEDNESDAY.
FORTUNATELY...NO SEVERE WEATHER IS EXPECTED FOR MUCH OF THE
REGION. CONDITIONS ARE EXPECTED TO BE TRANQUIL ON THURSDAY AND
FRIDAY BEFORE ACTIVE WEATHER RETURNS ONCE AGAIN FOR THE LATER HALF
OF THE WEEKEND.

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